“Pure Piaf: The Life and Music of Edith Piaf” will be performed by vocalist Britta Laree at 8 p.m. Jan. 11, 18, 25 at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe St., on the 16th Street Mall, Denver. Tickets: $25, 303-293-0075, http://lannies.com/p=26619.
Comedy in Littleton
“Boeing-Boeing” by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans, plays Jan. 17 to Feb. 9 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main Street, in downtown Littleton. Robert Wells is director of this comedy about playboy Bernard, who tries to juggle three romantic connections. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: 303-794-2787, ext. 5, townhallartscenter.com.
“Orphans” by Lyle Kessler plays Jan. 18 to Feb. 9 at The Edge Theatre, 1560 Teller St. #200, Lakewood. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: 303-232-0363, theedgetheater.com.
“The Whipping Man” by Matthew Lopez plays through Feb. 15 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver. Directed by Kate Folkins and Chip Walton. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m., Sundays. Tickets: $18-$44, 303-623-0524, curioustheatre.org.
Don't be cruel
“The Legend of Georgia McBride,” also by Matthew Lopez, a new commission by the Denver Center Theatre Company, plays through Feb. 23 at DCTC's Ricketson Theatre. It's about an Elvis impersonator who switches to performing in drag. Performances: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. Tickets: denvercenter.org.
Suttle in the lead
Littleton's Linda Suttle will play the lead in “Kimberly Akimbo” by award-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. It will run Jan. 24 to Feb. 15 at the Bug Theatre, 3674 Navajo St., Denver. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. Presented by Equinox Theatre Company, equinoxtheatredenver.com.